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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:44  
clear_day Transit: 11:48  
SunsetSet: 15:51 south
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Altitude: -26.6°   Azimuth: 333.4°   Direction: North-North-West

HR3380 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Cancer.

HR3380 visual magnitude is 6.03. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3380 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3380:


HR3380 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -26.6°
Azimuth: 333.4°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3380

HR3380 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3380 are provided in the following table:

08h 34m 13s
+08° 27’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3380 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3380 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3380.

Visibility of HR3380 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR3380 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 81.5°
Max altitude: 47.0°
Azimuth: 278.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3380

The image below is a photograph of HR3380 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR3380 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3380 star
DSS2 image of HR3380. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3380 during the next 10000 years (-0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3380 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3380 is distant 189.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

58.07 pc
189.31 ly
11 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
-0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3380

HR3380 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3380 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3380. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR3380 star system properties

HR3380 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR3380 double sysyem:

31.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR3380